What is Crazier – Hoping or Wishing for a Good Golf Shot?

I am not sure which is crazier – hoping or wishing for a golf shot? Actually, both are equally loony. Except for the rare occasions where we have to make an absolute miracle shot, if I am hoping or wishing for a good golf shot, I need to go back to the drawing board. I need to re-evaluate my golf game and come up with a better play. Wishing or hoping not the way to play consistent, low scoring golf. It basically is a pipe dream!

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The Perfect Golf Swing: The Impossible Made Possible

Most golfers are searching for the perfect golf swing. It is one of those elusive goals that never seems to diminish over the many years of playing. Over the past 10 years or so, many top level golfers have turned to the systematic approach to improving their swing. The reliance on numbers and statistics (on and off the course) drives many of the minor changes in a professional golfers swing. I do not see this changing anytime soon, but unfortunately the systematic approach may not be as beneficial to amateurs who have other stressors in their lives that prevents them from dedicating the time and money to finding their perfect golf swing. Continue reading

What is Your Golf Age?

I laugh to myself all the time when I discuss age with my friends. I am at the vintage where I remember things that might be considered ‘ancient history’ by today’s generation of golfers. Regardless, age is something that is as much a mental state as physical. My view is very evident when you talk to golfers. Many of us believe that we are still in our mid 20s or 30s; when in fact those days are long past. But, is this really a bad thing?

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Golf Course Architects – Pete Dye

Social media is a buzz with condolences and prayers for Pete Dye’s family. As an avid golfer, most would be surprised that I have shown very little interest in golf course architecture. It has never interested my golfing thoughts and as such I have pretty much left this area of discussion to those who have more knowledge. Having said that, I would be remiss to not mention the passing of one of the greatest golf course architects in the modern era.

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